100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. That''s because of the question you asked, which focuses on new teachers and technology integration in the classroom.

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On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. The primary reason I held off getting started on Twitter was that I felt that my blog was my primary space for content sharing, and I didn’t want to divide my limited spare attention across platforms. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

Charming finds on Twitter

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. If you choose to put all your money into technology stocks on the back of your own research, and such stocks collapse, you only have yourself to blame.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

Quora: Questions & Opinions not Questions & Answers

Dan Pontefract

I’ve spent just over a month on Quora , the so-called site that hosts a “ continually improving collection of questions and answers created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it.”. Opinions, not answers, to an open-ended question. It’s a Question and Opinion site.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). A conversation emerging in the Network Weaving Community of Practice ( NWWCoP ) focuses on this question: how can/do we use social media for intentionally weaving our networks? What is a Technology Configuration?

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative.

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). For the last couple of years, he’s tried to answer that question by hanging out with the best talent spotters in the world – the U.S. In 4 questions you got to the heart of the matter and the answers are worth GOLD. Dan Pink. Contact.

Why progress matters: 6 questions for Harvard's Teresa Amabile.

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). Why progress matters: 6 questions for Harvard’s Teresa Amabile Here’s a tip for rounding out your summer reading. I asked Amabile if she’d answer some questions for Pink Blog readers about her book and her insights.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” ” Plus many more provocative questions.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. Tomorrow there is an afternoon of discussions sponsored by the student-led Technology for Change group. Todd Park, White House Technology Advisory.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida.

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. A month ago Marcia Conner asked me, “What’s it going to take to get you onto Twitter?&# “It’s the most productive learning technology I’ve ever used.&#

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

If you have questions before applying you can use our contact form. We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. SME Technology Forum – smetechnologyforum.com.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

There is no question that my blog has been central to my visibility and in turn the success of my work over the years. The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts. I have long spent more time on Twitter than I do blogging, however they are marvellous complements. Twitter information exposure leads to blog posts, and blog posts can be shared on Twitter.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

This week in San Francisco, technologists and human rights advocates are meeting at the Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference (or RightsCon )to grapple with the realities of how we better manage the human rights implications of new technologies. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

What Are Good Things About Having A Lousy Boss? - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. I have a weird question for Work Matters readers, one I've been fretting over for a couple weeks.  I would love to hear your thoughts on this odd question.  Interesting question. Bob Sutton.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Twitter is the newest tool for self-published stories, from FastCompany [link] #. Ask a question and win a book. RT @ alc47 : Culture and Technology – synergistic in creating Communities of Practice by @ olliegardener [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. Facebook uses extremely accurate facial recognition technologies while Apple and Google own advanced platforms they are not yet using. INSTITUTIONS IN QUESTION.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Literary Style By The Numbers | Main | OpenSocial » Twitter Okay, I caved. Im twittering. The interface is much cleaner and Twitter's apps don't work that great with Vista. SBJ via Twitter follow me on Twitter The Basics Im a father of three boys, husband of one wife, and author of five books. Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate My first. And Other Questions.

We can all make TV. Now what?

Doc Searls

Or buys Twitter, just to get Periscope and do the same? Whatever else happens, the rights clearing question gets very personal. How will we create the digital equivalents of the privacy technologies we call clothing, shelter, buttons, zippers, doors, windows, shades, blinds and curtains? Broadcasting Business Culture Fun Future Gear history Ideas infrastructure Internet IoT Law Life Links Live Web music News Photography Politics privacy problems Technology

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Twitter: I am pointed to many amazing and interesting things via Twitter. Skype: the Internet Time Alliance maintains a Skype channel where we regularly discuss issues, and ask and answer each other’s questions. Mail: Apple’s email program, and email is another way I can ask questions or get help. meta-learning technologyJane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ).

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In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

Today, October 14, 2014, is Ada Lovelace Day – an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). She not only learns from the writing process, she may get a comment or question or two that helps to reinforce the learning.

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter.

understanding our tools

Harold Jarche

Email can be terse, while Twitter is short and lacks nuance. For individuals, the core skill is critical thinking, or questioning all assumptions, including one’s own. Learning Technology“We become what we behold.

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Etiquette for sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter is full of links to other websites. For a long time you needed to use URL shorteners to ensure you stayed within Twitter’s 140 character limit. Now Twitter has its own URL shortener – t.co – that converts every link that is shared.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. These are key questions to ask when it comes to choosing a strategy and a recruiting platform.

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The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are inexpensive and ubiquitous, startups have access to all kind of cloud-based business services, and customers can now be easily reached and supported over mobile devices. No, It''s a Startup Wealth Gap , that sheds considerable light on these questions. .

The case against passion | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). The case against passion In this month’s Sunday Telegraph column , I discuss my least favorite question in the world: “What’s your passion?”. Seriously, I hate that question. Don’t throw the question out with the bath water!

TV 3.0

Doc Searls

It helps to understand how this now-ancient system worked, because its conceptual framing is still with us, even though the technologies used are almost entirely different. The question, as we move from TV 3.0 And therefore risky like Twitter is risky.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

Questions There were some great questions during the session. 9) When introducing these new learning methods, I have the impression that the resistance from organisation is lies more in the new role of the training department rather then new technologies. So, I would agree that new technologies is less the issue. As a side note, I think selling Twitter/Yammer is harder than selling social bookmarking and wikis. Twitter/Yammer is something new.

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

So to explicitly address the question of whether sponsored tiles (aka “ads”) could be included as part of a content offering, the answer is yes. So to explicitly address the question of whether we care about generating revenue and sustaining Mozilla’s work, the answer is yes.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Yes, but I still think most definitions of, and certainly approaches to, social business (including Dachis') still actually focus on the technology piece. 'What

Twitter Brings Lower Quality Clicks

Tony Karrer

Richard Hoeg points out that for his blog Twitter = High Visits But Low Conversion. Basically, he shows his "referring sites" from Google Analytics for the past two weeks: His conclusion: Folks who visit from Twitter don't visit as many pages and spend less time of the site.

Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

You ask a question. You ask the question again, only this time you pinpoint Jason – one of the attention deficit culprits – asking him to respond. He asks you to repeat the question because in his words he “ didn’t hear the point you were trying to make.”.

It’s 2013. Why are we still in login hell?

Doc Searls

” So I click on that, get to a page with a “Sign in with Twitter” button, click on the button and then find myself on this popover window: Note that is says “we were unable to match the email address for your social network and AdAge.com accounts.”

How do you sign an e-book? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). That’s a question that writers, and others with plenty of time on their hands, have been pondering since the intelligentsia realized that electronic books are a force rather than a fad. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan.

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